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Writing a debate or argumentative research paper? Here's how to get started researching controversial issues.

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What are Reference Resources?

A reference resource is a fancy name for background information. Background information is useful because it introduces you to a topic you don't know much about. It can be an excellent way to find search terms to use later. Reference resources include background, overview and historical information on your topic.

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These are encyclopedias and other reference sources available online. These sources are similar to Wikipedia but may contain more reliable information.

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